Ingleburn railway station

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Ingleburn
Ingleburn station.jpg
Northbound view from Platform 2 in November 2011
LocationIngleburn Road, Ingleburn
Coordinates33°59′51″S 150°51′53″E / 33.9974°S 150.8647°E / -33.9974; 150.8647Coordinates: 33°59′51″S 150°51′53″E / 33.9974°S 150.8647°E / -33.9974; 150.8647
Owned byTransport Asset Holding Entity
Operated bySydney Trains
Line(s)Main South
Distance34.0 kilometres from Central
Platforms2 side
Tracks3
ConnectionsBus
Construction
Structure typeGround
Disabled accessYes
Other information
StatusStaffed
Station codeIGB
WebsiteTransport for NSW
History
Opened19 August 1883
ElectrifiedYes
Passengers
20187,530 (daily)[1] (Sydney Trains, NSW TrainLink)
Services
Preceding station TfNSW T.png Sydney Trains Following station
Minto
toward Macarthur
TfNSW T8.svg Airport & South Line Macquarie Fields

Ingleburn railway station is located on the Main South line, serving the Sydney suburb of Ingleburn. It is served by Sydney Trains T8 Airport & South line services.

History[edit]

Ingleburn station opened on 19 August 1883.[2]

An additional track was opened to the west of the station in 1995 as part of the Glenfield - Ingleburn passing loop.[3] This unelectrified track was used by freight and long-distance passenger trains. In December 2012, the track was incorporated into the Southern Sydney Freight Line and became freight only.

In April 2014, a major upgrade commenced. This will include lifts being installed at the south end of the station and a new structure on Platform 1.[4][5][6] It was scheduled to be completed in 2016.

Since the second half of 2017, Ingleburn railway station has been served exclusively by the Airport and East Hills line, meaning commuters have to change at Glenfield to travel to either the city via Granville or to Blacktown via the Cumberland Line.[7][8]

Platforms & services[edit]

Platform Line Stopping pattern Notes
1 services to Central & the City Circle via the Airport
6 weekday morning peak services to Central & the City Circle via Sydenham
[9]
2 services to Macarthur
6 weekday evening peak services to Campbelltown
[9]
Trackplan
SSFL
UM
DM
N↑ To Macquarie Fields
Former crossover now removed
S↓ To Minto

The crossovers to the south and north of the station can be used to terminate trains if there is an obstruction (e.g. broken down train) ahead. In the early 2000s there were a few trains a day timetabled to terminate at Ingleburn, but these have since disappeared from the timetable. The signals at Ingleburn can be switched between automatic and controlled mode. In automatic mode, the signals will automatically change depending on where trains are detected and the points are locked in the normal position. In controlled mode, the signals and points can be controlled from Campbelltown Signal Box or the Rail Operations Centre at Alexandria.

Transport links[edit]

Interline Bus Services operate six routes via Ingleburn station:

Ingleburn station is served by one NightRide route:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Transport Performance and Analytics (21 December 2018). "Train Station Entries and Exits 2016 to 2018". Train Station Entries and Exits Data. Open Data: Government of New South Wales. Retrieved 2 May 2020.
  2. ^ Ingleburn Railway Station Group NSW Environment & Heritage
  3. ^ "The Glenfield - Ingleburn Passing Loop Project" Railway Digest August 1994 pages 18-19
  4. ^ Ingleburn Station Upgrade Review of Environmental Factors Archived 4 December 2014 at the Wayback Machine Transport for NSW 24 July 2013
  5. ^ Design for Ingleburn train station upgrade revealed Campbelltown Macarthur Advertiser 30 July 2013
  6. ^ Station upgrade - Construction commenced April 2014 Archived 29 November 2014 at the Wayback Machine Transport for NSW 13 November 2014
  7. ^ Barr, Eliza (27 February 2017). "Southwest Sydney train service to increase with new peak hour trains and north-south connection from Leppington to Parramatta and Blacktown". The Daily Telegraph. Retrieved 27 February 2017.
  8. ^ O'Sullivan, Matt (27 February 2017). "Decision on rail link to new Sydney airport 'many years off', Transport Minister Andrew Constance says". The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 27 February 2017.
  9. ^ a b "T8: Airport & South line timetable". Transport for NSW.
  10. ^ "Interline route 868". Transport for NSW.
  11. ^ "Interline route 869". Transport for NSW.
  12. ^ "Interline route 870". Transport for NSW.
  13. ^ "Interline route 871". Transport for NSW.
  14. ^ "Interline route 872". Transport for NSW.
  15. ^ "Interline route 873". Transport for NSW.
  16. ^ "N30 Nightride". Transport for NSW.

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